John Withers, a black WW II veteran risked a dishonorable discharge and the loss of his academic career in order to hide and save two dying Jewish teens he liberated from the Dachau Concentration Camp - they were reunited decades later
A Black History Moment Bessie Coleman Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license.
Gas warfare was very popular during the great war. Soldiers, horses and dogs wore these masks to protect them from the effects of this harmfull gas.This particular picture show a soldier in combat on his horse going through a cloud of gas.